New PDF release: 1850: Death on Erie: The Saga of the G.P. Griffith

By J.E. Hopkins

"There were greater than 25,000 shipwrecks at the nice Lakes. starting with the foundering of LaSalle�s Griffon on a storm-tossed Lake Huron in 1679, to the sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in a gale wracked Lake enhanced approximately 3 centuries later, those large clean water seas have taken a massive toll.

On a hot spring evening, at a value of 287 lives, the only maximum death on Lake Erie, and the 3rd maximum loss on the entire nice Lakes, happened with the smash of the G.P. Griffith.

The tale of the Griffith has been all yet misplaced within the mists of time. past money owed of the catastrophe, for the main half, diversity from faulty to fanciful. Writers have rushed to judgment so as to position culpability, with very little documentation, evidentiary strategy, and common sense getting used. nonetheless others have basically regurgitated the modern, albeit erroneous, accounts.

Out of the entire shipwrecks at the nice Lakes, the main compelling of all happened in 8 toes of water, 220 yards from shore; the smash of the G.P. Griffith."

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